By: Jessica Breazeale, MHAI Program Coordinator On August 11, 2022, after having monthly virtual meetings, the Mississippi Health Ambassadors Initiative (MHAI) hosted an in-person luncheon at the Mississippi Sports Museum where ambassadors came together to network and fellowship with other members of the program. Sixty-four ambassadors gathered to learn about various health topics from Dr. Thomas Dobbs, Dr. Daniel Edney […]
Authored by: Rhonda Shirley, Government Relations Director On February 1, the Mississippi legislature faced a major deadline to advance general bills out of originating committees in their respective chambers with a later deadline of February 10 to pass bills on the floor of the House and Senate. All bills that did not pass out of committee in their respective chamber […]
The American Heart Association is boldly responding to issues surrounding healthy food access and nutrition security in Metro Jackson communities. The AHA has identified significant funding from local companies and individual donors to support the UMMC EversCare Clinic Food Pantries, which provide approximately 7,200 pounds of food to community members each month.